Exciting Nursing Opportunities due to Expansion of the Clinical teams

If you are passionate about delivering outstanding clinical care and working in an environment that allows you to achieve excellence in your chosen field, we would love to hear from you.

Our current available posts can be viewed by clicking the link below.

However, if you are interested in working at Langford Vets and can not see a current vacancy for preferred area of interest, please do contact Nursing Manager,, for an informal chat about what we may be able to offer.

Full and part-time hours can be accommodated.

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Receptionist full Time Maternity Cover (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

We are seeking an experienced, professional and dynamic customer care focused person to join our reception team in our Small Animal Referral Hospital.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy environment, answering the telephone and taking appointments as well as meeting and greeting clients and administration duties. They will also have a diligent and hard-working attitude, good organisational and communication skills, be able to work well within a team, be self motivated while motivating others. The ability to work flexible hours and working weekends on a rota basis will be required. 

Experience of having worked in a veterinary environment would be an asset but not essential

Closing date: Friday 2 November 2018

Early applications are encouraged.  Langford Vets reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate

For further information please contact Tina Pierson on 0117 394 0495 or email Please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson (

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Animal Care Assistants (Day Maternity Cover & Twilights Permanent role)

We are seeking Animal Care Assistants to join our Small Animal Hospital Referral team. 

The post-holders will be responsible for assisting with in-patient care, to include exercising, feeding, general TLC and assisting with procedures. They will also be responsible for duties such as stocking up, laundry and cleaning of the clinical areas. 

The ideal candidates will be able to work well within a team, be self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative. Previous experience of working with animals is advantageous.    

Animal Care Assistant – Maternity cover – fixed term (1 year):

Hours of work are based on a 37.5hrs/week, Monday – Friday, with 7.5hr/shifts each day between the hours of 7:15am and 8:30pm. There is also a requirement to participate in a 1:4 weekend rota, 8am – 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.   

Animal Care Assistant – Twilights – Part-time:

We are seeking TWO Animal Care Assistants to work alongside our Night team. Shift patterns are based on a rolling week of 5 nights on/5 nights off, to include weekends and bank holidays. Hours of work will be 6:00pm – 3:00am.     Flexibility is a must as the post-holders may be required to provide holiday cover, which may include extended working hours.    

To apply, please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor (

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Molecular Lab Technician

We are looking to recruit a full-time Molecular Technician in our Diagnostic Laboratories and are seeking individuals with enthusiasm, good organisational skills and attention to detail to fulfil the requirements of the post.

The role will be to provide support for our internationally recognised Molecular Diagnostic Unit (MDU).

The MDU uses state-of-the-art quantitative PCR and Pyrosequencing to diagnose infectious and genetic diseases in animals. A scientific background with laboratory experience will be necessary, although training will be given.

Closing date: Friday 26 October 2018

For further information please contact Dave Morris (Senior MDU Technician) or Dr Chris Helps (Head of the MDU)

Completed application forms should be sent to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor (

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Farm Animal Clinician Locum

We are looking for a farm animal vet to join our practice team to cover a period of shared parental leave, extending into the lambing and calving season.

You will join the team working with commercial dairy, beef and sheep clients across North Somerset, as well as smallholders and alpacas. The practice is also responsible for clinical teaching of final year veterinary students on their Farm Animal Practice Rotation.

The successful applicant must be an O.V., and preferably have spent at least 2 years in farm animal practice.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss how you could become part of our team, then please email James Adams at or phone 07808 763300 during working hours.

We are looking for applicants to start mid December 2018.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 1 November 2018.

To apply please send your completed application form to Tina Pierson, HR Advisor –

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Clinician in Emergency & Critical Care

We have an exciting opportunity for a boarded or board eligible specialist in Emergency and Critical Care to join our ICU team.

This opportunity offers the benefit of working within a large modern multi-disciplinary referral hospital with state of the art equipment and enthusiastic and forward thinking colleagues.  Our Emergency and Critical Care Service is well established and benefits from an exceptional nursing team and spacious, purpose built ICU. 

Teaching and research opportunities are also encouraged and off clinics time is offered to support this.  Remuneration package and working schedule is competitive with private practice.

A veterinary qualification that can be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is essential. The ideal candidate must have experience of and enthusiasm for teaching and be a diplomat of the European or American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.  Board eligible candidates will also be considered.

For informal enquiries please contact Caroline Smith: (

Please send completed application forms to Tina Pierson (

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Clinical Pathologist

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pathologist to join our Diagnostic Laboratories Team.

The successful applicant will provide an excellent clinical pathology service for internal and external clients, working with the laboratories team to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Diagnostic Laboratories.

You must have at least three years' experience working as a veterinary surgeon in Clinical Pathology and be a member of the RCVS.  Preference will be given to a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical Pathology) or a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (Veterinary Clinical Pathology). You may be considered if you have significant experience and are eligible for one or more of these postgraduate qualifications.

Full and Part-time applications are welcome. The appointee will be eligible for a range of additional benefits including CPD support and a generous pension scheme.

For informal enquiries please contact Diagnostic Laboratories Clinical Lead, Kathleen Tennant:

To apply please submit your application form to Sara Colley, HR Manager:

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